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How Katie Holmes Raised Her Daughter Suri Into a Humble Teen Despite Her Ultra-Privileged Life

How Katie Holmes Raised Her Daughter Suri Into a Humble Teen Despite Her Ultra-Privileged Life
Family & kids
3 months ago

Seventeen years ago, Suri Cruise was born into instant fame as the only child of Hollywood A-listers, Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise. Despite her life of privilege, Suri has grown into a grounded and independent young woman, all thanks to her dedicated mother. Following her 2012 divorce from Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes is highly determined to give Suri a normal and well-grounded upbringing.

What If You’re Luckiest Person on Earth for 1 Day

What If You’re Luckiest Person on Earth for 1 Day
Curiosities
7 months ago

Scaling a mountain, you’re on a very fast pace. You and your friend had decided to go rock climbing since it was one of your New Year’s resolutions. All of a sudden, rocks started falling down on you, bouncing and sliding. But nothing happened to you. Not even a scratch!The universe’s definitely on your side today. When you reached the top, you spotted a green leaf falling from the skies. But wait, it’s a $100 bill! You grab it, but it all feels weird. Time to go back down.You wanna try your luck more and decide to go down in one jump only. It’s safe though, you’ve got your harness on. One, two, three, a deep breath, and off you go! In less than no time you’ve reached the ground. When your friend is back to the ground, you jump in a car and drive back home.

Why the ‘World’s Greatest Airport’ Lies in the Middle of a Swamp

Why the ‘World’s Greatest Airport’ Lies in the Middle of a Swamp
Places
5 months ago

You’re on an expedition through the swamplands of Florida. You run into some sinkholes ... oops, was that a crocodile? Watch out! Suddenly, you reach an asphalt road. It looks a lot like a runway, but there’s no airport building around. You decide to inspect it, and a walk down the runway takes you around half an hour! At the end of it, you notice a trailer. There are 4 people inside. They tell you you’ve accidentally run into what was supposed to become the largest airport in the world. 5 times the size of JFK, to be more precise.

In the Near Future, We’ll Travel by Trains That Transform Into Planes

In the Near Future, We’ll Travel by Trains That Transform Into Planes
Curiosities
6 months ago

You’re traveling by train and hear the wheels banging against the tracks. But suddenly, the train rises and gains altitude. None of the passengers scream in panic because this is a regular thing now. Well, maybe not yet, but it might become our reality anytime soon! Akka Technologies company is developing such a project. Their goal is to reduce travel time and make trips more comfortable. To travel today, you need to get to the airport, spend a few hours there at the check-in and security check. And only after that can you board the plane. When the plane lands, you need to go through standard airport procedures again and then get to the city. Only after this, your trip is over. It means you use at least three different types of transport.

15 Hollywood Stars Who Stay Humble

15 Hollywood Stars Who Stay Humble
People
6 months ago

Some people believe that all wealthy people spend their money on whatever they want. But these actresses proved them wrong; despite earning millions of dollars per month, they remain grounded and humble. And this should be the case for us as well, since being humble costs nothing, but shows that our humility is our most valuable asset.

20+ Unexpected Photos That Caught Royals Doing Commoner Things

20+ Unexpected Photos That Caught Royals Doing Commoner Things
People
year ago

The life of the royals can hardly be called ordinary, but now and then they have a chance to do something pretty “common”. For example, they browse the shelves of supermarkets and department stores, go to the subway, ride buses and even drive trains. It may sound unbelievable, but luckily, royal photographers have collected a bunch of convincing proof that nothing human is alien to the royals.

20+ People Who Got Caught Up in Infuriating Situations

20+ People Who Got Caught Up in Infuriating Situations
Curiosities
8 months ago

Patience is a virtue, they say, and this statement is very true. Many situations in our lives can be a real challenge to go through without getting annoyed or frustrated: traffic is always slow when you’re running late, and your kids want yet another bedtime story when you’re practically falling asleep. But scientists are convinced that being patient does pay off — such people are better friends and even have fewer headaches.

7 Superstars Who Use Public Transport Like Any Other “Normal” People

7 Superstars Who Use Public Transport Like Any Other “Normal” People
People
2 years ago

We often believe that the lives of the stars are all about glamour, limousines, private jets, and other luxuries that we common people don’t really have access to. But the reality is that many celebrities choose to live their lives in a “normal” way, like the rest of us. With new technologies and smartphone cameras, anybody can become a paparazzo for a few minutes and immortalize that moment when they shared a bus with a Hollywood star.

24 Photos That Show the Unique Side of Japan

24 Photos That Show the Unique Side of Japan
Places
year ago

Japan is a country with a unique culture that the residents of other countries seem to never be able to get to know completely. And many photos about the Japanese lifestyle and traditions published on the Internet prove it. Thanks to these pics, other people can learn many curious things about the Land of the Rising Sun.

14 Things That Help the Japanese Spot a Foreigner in the Crowd Right Away

14 Things That Help the Japanese Spot a Foreigner in the Crowd Right Away
Places
2 years ago

Japan has one of the most complicated systems of social conventions and rules of behavior. An inexperienced tourist who visits this country for the first time can easily get confused and mix things up. Local people can easily spot foreigners in the crowd by the seemingly insignificant mistakes they make. Fortunately, the Japanese are very tolerant of tourists who unknowingly violate their rules of good manners. Still, no one wants to mess things up in a foreign country, so that’s why it’s better to know those nuances.

14 Celebs That Are Loaded but Still Lead a Normal Life

14 Celebs That Are Loaded but Still Lead a Normal Life
People
6 months ago

There are some celebrities who, when they become famous and wealthy, change their lifestyle dramatically. They start to only travel via limousine, they buy expensive cars or move into luxurious mansions, and they attend the most exclusive parties. But on the exact opposite side, there are others who do not let themselves be overpowered by success and, even though they have several million dollars in their bank accounts, they embrace a more humble way of life. Some of them even continue to do the same things they did before they became well-known worldwide.

15+ Guys That Would Give Anything for a Minute of Sleep

15+ Guys That Would Give Anything for a Minute of Sleep
Curiosities
2 years ago

We are sure that many people have had times in their lives when they just wanted to get a good night’s sleep. At times like that, you start to value the simple things: a good bed, clean sheets, and a comfortable pillow. From lack of sleep, not only do our bodies suffer, but funny stories also happen because our brains just don’t function normally.

12 Life Stories From Women With a Great Sense of Humor

12 Life Stories From Women With a Great Sense of Humor
Curiosities
3 years ago

Women have a great sense of humor. Women, unlike men, are great at picking up on the smallest details and finding something fascinating in the things that men don’t even notice. And then, they tell everyone about their discoveries with humor and irony.

17 People Who Look Ridiculously Similar to Movie Characters

17 People Who Look Ridiculously Similar to Movie Characters
Curiosities
4 years ago

Imagine having a professor who looks exactly like Professor Snape from Harry Potter, being able to concentrate in class would be mission impossible. From the subway to the corner cafe and even at school, we might come across people who are carbon copies of our favorite movie characters.

I Moved to Paris 4 Years Ago and Life Here Is Tougher Than You Think

I Moved to Paris 4 Years Ago and Life Here Is Tougher Than You Think
Places
5 months ago

In 2014, I made an important decision to make a big change in my life. I left my ordinary life in Kiev, I packed my stuff, and I moved to Paris. This sounds like the beginning of a romantic movie but in fact, it was nothing like a beautiful story about cozy French restaurants, hot croissants, and the view of the Eiffel tower from my window.

19 Simple Psychological Tricks That Actually Work

19 Simple Psychological Tricks That Actually Work
Psychology
4 months ago

There are a lot of psychological tricks and neuro-linguistic programming tips and there are millions of books and articles written about them. Many of these tricks really help professionals manipulate people and avoid being tricked by others. But are there tips that non-professionals can use on a daily basis?

11 Overcrowded Places We Don’t Want to Visit at Rush Hour

11 Overcrowded Places We Don’t Want to Visit at Rush Hour
Places
4 years ago

We think that there’s nothing worse than the subway and buses at rush hour. But Kowloon Walled City citizens wouldn’t agree with you. The city had a population density of approximately 1,255,000 inhabitants per sq km (3,250,000/sq m.) All in all, the city was destroyed and there’s only a park left. Kowloon isn’t the only overcrowded place in the world. And you’re about to see why.

An Artist Draws Monsters Next to People on the New York Subway, and They Are Surprisingly Realistic

An Artist Draws Monsters Next to People on the New York Subway, and They Are Surprisingly Realistic
Art
5 years ago

Social media artist Ben Rubin, otherwise known in the online world as “Subway Doodle,” has turned his trips to and from work into a fun activity that everyone on the internet loves. He takes pictures of fellow passengers on the train and doodles incredible monsters posing with them. The poses and overall results are so accurate that it makes you think that they are part of the real world.

11 Famous Logos That Have a Secret Meaning

11 Famous Logos That Have a Secret Meaning
Curiosities
year ago

A logo is the face of a brand. When we see a symbol we know, we subconsciously trust popular brands. This is why designers work really long and hard at creating a simple and easy to remember logo. A good logo should also convey a hidden subtext.

10+ Odd Situations That Hardly Anyone Can Explain

10+ Odd Situations That Hardly Anyone Can Explain
Curiosities
6 months ago

Sometimes the things people do are so out of the box, they make us want to say, “Somebody, pinch me!” Things like a woman eating a whole grilled chicken on a subway, workers laying asphalt onto water, and a person dressed up in road cones make us really wonder about the world. What would you think if you saw such a jaw-dropping scene in a public place?

23 Bizarre Folks Who Know How to Shake Up a Dull Subway Ride

23 Bizarre Folks Who Know How to Shake Up a Dull Subway Ride
Curiosities
year ago

There are over 2.4 million people who ride the subway every day in New York City alone. Most of these commuters have encountered some unique instances during their ride that made the experience a lot less boring and more enjoyable. It could have been the guy feeding his pink chicken cheerios or even time travelers from the 80s.

20 People Who Cheered Everyone Up on the Subway

20 People Who Cheered Everyone Up on the Subway
People
3 years ago

On the subway, you can meet just about anyone, from people in uniform and party costumes to bright and stylish characters. Each day they amuse, surprise, and even inspire us with their eccentric imagery. We'd like to show you some of the most unique people we could ever find on the subway.

A British Painter Depicts Feelings That Anyone Who Has Ever Been in Love Will Understand

A British Painter Depicts Feelings That Anyone Who Has Ever Been in Love Will Understand
Art
3 years ago

Omario Brunelleschi, a British painter living in Italy, has been sharing his illustrations depicting all the different stages of being in love on his social accounts for the last 2 years. What's awesome about the artist's work, are his accompanying stories about what inspired him to create the drawings. Whether or not his work is based on true events, there's no question that his drawings have won the hearts of thousands of people.

11 Products That Have Surprisingly Changed Over Time

11 Products That Have Surprisingly Changed Over Time
Curiosities
5 months ago

We all have our favorite products we buy each time we go to a supermarket. Although the way the products look or even their price seems to stay the same for a substantial amount of time, this is only an illusion. Many brands regularly introduce subtle changes in size or formulas to save money or meet new governmental guidelines. We at Bright Side compiled a list of such products. Pay attention to them next time you go to a supermarket, and try not to miss when the size of your favorite product shrinks or the taste slightly changes yet another time. Read the list till the end to find out whether fast food chains employ the same strategy.

20 Totally Crazy Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

20 Totally Crazy Facts That Will Blow Your Mind
Curiosities
5 months ago

The world around us is wonderful and unpredictable. Great minds will never stop trying to solve all the amazing riddles and prove the crazy theories that you really want to believe in. Bright Side has collected 20 facts that may sound unreal but are, in fact, absolutely true.